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Kansas Gets 1st Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park

When Ralph Newell and his wife,  Kim, bought their 85-site campground  near Lawrence, Kan., 10 years ago,  they knew they had their work cut out  for them. The park was in “tough shape.” But  after investing $750,000 in  improvements, the Newells have  transformed...

Oil Boom RV Park Would Double Town's Size

The Williams County Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously to OK zoning for a new, 50-site RV park which, when filled, could double the population of nearby Epping, N.D. The park would serve workers drawn to this community in the northwest corner of the...

British Columbia Resort Kicks Off Lot Sales

Mountain Shadows RV Resort, a shared-interest land development in the Columbia Valley near  Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, will kick off Phase 1 lot sales during an open house barbecue on Saturday (July 3). The project is in partnership with Field of RV Dreams...

High Water Plagues Some Iowa Public Campgrounds

High water from heavy rains this month has closed several parks around Iowa and some facilities at others, according to the Des Moines Register. Dolliver State Park south of Fort Dodge is flooded. The family cabins, center lodge, campground, main picnic area and boat...

Kansas RV Park is Base Camp for Farm Workers

Most of the time, Mary Arlington promotes her 55-site campground in Oakley, Kan.,  as a quiet place for weary travelers to unwind as they travel across the country. But this week, there isn’t any campground in America that’s busier than High Plains Camping, a 55-site...

Woman Describes Hectic Night at Idaho RV Park

To hear KTVB-TV’s account of the following story, click here. Swirling winds the National Weather Service described as macrobursts hit the SISCRA Campground and RV park near Donnelly, Idaho, Monday night (June 28). But rather than finding herself shelter, Jan...

Floodwaters Damage Minnesota Park

Denny Reed, head of maintenance at Camp Winnebago, said he was shocked to see the devastation at the facility’s public campground situated on Winnebago Creek near Spring Grove in southeast Minnesota. With the ground already saturated from recent rainfall, and...

Fort Trodd Campground May Reopen Today

Kathy Hess, owner of Fort Trodd Family Campground Resort near Port Huron, Mich., which was slammed by a tornado Sunday night, said insurance adjusters were expected to be on the grounds today. Workers are trimming trees and working on electrical and plumbing issues on...

'RV Cooking Show' Auditions for Oprah

The “RV Cooking Show” recently auditioned for Oprah Winfrey. The new Oprah Winfrey Network, set to debut in January, is searching for quality programming and has invited video submissions for consideration via Oprah’s “Your OWN Show” competition. The...

RV Hookups Coming Back to Yellowstone N.P.

Electrical service at Fishing Bridge RV Park at Yellowstone National Park could be back this fall after Xanterra and the National Park Service came to an agreement over upgrades to the 40-year-old electrical system; some upgrades could be done later this year, with...

Tents Become Safety Issue at Myrtle Beach

Rows of square tents often line the beach in front of the Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., sometimes four or five deep, like a multicolored checkerboard. The hot new trend in beach-going accommodations is more than just a colorful way to be ultra...

New Directory Highlights Best Parks in America

Best Parks in America Inc. has announced the release of its new national print directory featuring 63 highly rated RV parks and campgrounds affiliated with Best Parks in America. The directory, RVing & Camping at the Best Parks in America, features 21 pages of...